Reich Zionists May Not Go to Lucerne

The German Zionist delegation has not yet decided whether it will participate in the World Zionist Congress at Lucerne, Switzerland, it was learned today. Their indecision is prompted by the fear that anti-Nazi speeches may be made in their presence at the Congress, which opens August 20. It is feared that, in the event such speeches are made, reprisals may be taken against the delegates when they return to Germany.

The delegation consists of 34 members, appointed by mutual agreement of the three parties which decided to divide the mandates equally among them.

If the delegation decides to attend it will be the first Congress for the German Zionists since Hitler came to power. German Zionists were not represented at the last Congress in Praha.

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